Mobile Phone Apps to Promote Weight Loss and Increase Physical Activity: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

@article{FloresMateo2015MobilePA,
  title={Mobile Phone Apps to Promote Weight Loss and Increase Physical Activity: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis},
  author={Gemma Flores Mateo and Esther Granado-Font and Carme Ferr{\'e}-Grau and Xavier Monta{\~n}a-Carreras},
  journal={Journal of Medical Internet Research},
  year={2015},
  volume={17}
}
Background To our knowledge, no meta-analysis to date has assessed the efficacy of mobile phone apps to promote weight loss and increase physical activity. Objective To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies to compare the efficacy of mobile phone apps compared with other approaches to promote weight loss and increase physical activity. Methods We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of relevant studies identified by a search of PubMed, the Cumulative Index to… 
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